Bone, Joint and Muscle Health
Injuries to bones, joints and muscles can range from the merely uncomfortable to the permanently disabling. Learn about healing techniques, the latest treatments, and how to lower your risk for a variety of painful conditions.
Joints & Pain
Joint Replacements For Boomers In the last decade, the number of baby boomers needing knee replacement surgeries has more than tripled. It’s a similar trend with hips surgeries. Growing obesity rates may be one reason, but ironically, people trying to stay fit and pounding their bones and joints is also a big factor. Dr. Nicolas DiNubile, a surgeon based outside of ...Read more
Is That Click In My Knee Normal? My knee clicks loudly whenever I bend it but I don't have any pain. Is that normal?If your knees click lightly on a regular basis but they aren't painful, there's probably no cause for worry, but if they're as noisy as say, someone typing on a keyboard, it could be an indication of a serious orthopedic problem. "The snapping sound a knee makes...Read more
How To Build Strong Bones Were a nation of fragile bones. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), osteoporosis which is defined as reduced bone strength or weakening of the bones predisposing to an increased risk of fracture -- is a huge public health threat for nearly 44 million Americans. Fifty five percent of folks over fifty years old have this conditi...Read more
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